Gerald Ralph Foldenauer (1942 - 1981)

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Gerald Ralph Foldenauer
1942 - 1981
updated February 14, 2020
Gerald Ralph Foldenauer was born on May 9, 1942. He was born to Ralph Foldenauer and Katherine K (Kramer) Foldenauer, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died on March 1, 1981 at 38 years of age. We know that Gerald Ralph Foldenauer had been residing in Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota 56431.


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Willamette National Cemetery Section R Site 2085, 11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, in Portland, Oregon 97086



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Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota 56431


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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: AE1
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Gerald Ralph Foldenauer died on March 1, 1981 at 38 years old. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section R Site 2085, Portland, Oregon. Gerald was born on May 9, 1942. He was born to Ralph Foldenauer and Katherine K (Kramer) Foldenauer, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. We know that Gerald Ralph Foldenauer had been residing in Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota 56431.
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In 1942, in the year that Gerald Ralph Foldenauer was born, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1955, by the time he was only 13 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1964, Gerald was 22 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1974, Gerald was 32 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1981, in the year of Gerald Ralph Foldenauer's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Barbara J Foldenauer
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San Angelo, TX
Peter J Foldenauer
Oct 4, 1973 - Aug 27, 1993
Eileen M Foldenauer
Apr 8, 1917 - Dec 9, 2002
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Marian Foldenauer
Oct 14, 1902 - August 1984
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Natalie Foldenauer
Dec 1, 1999 - Dec 20, 1999
Lyman Foldenauer
Feb 20, 1918 - Oct 9, 1943
Robert C Foldenauer
Born: around 1928
United States
Richard L Foldenauer
Born: around 1928
Indiana, United States
James B Foldenauer
Born: around 1928
Indiana, United States
Edward W Jr Foldenauer
Born: around 1924
Indiana, United States
Lyman Foldenauer
Born: around 1918
Indiana, United States
Joseph N Foldenauer
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Norman M Foldenauer
Born: around 1922
Indiana, United States
Bartholomew G Foldenauer
Born: around 1926
United States

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